Africa

Jun 02 2012

Tselane Mokuena

Tselane Mokuena interview with Shannon Skinner on ExtraordinaryWomenTV.com

South African Consul General - Canada

Tselane Mokuena is the South African Consul General - Canada. In this interview, she discusses the importance of the Canada-South Africa relationship, the answer to getting South African women out of poverty - and her remarkable journey to success. more...

Dec 15 2011

Martha Deacon

Martha Deacon interviewed by Shannon Skinner on Extraordinary Women TV

Founder, The Townships Projects

Martha Deacon is the founder and CEO of The Townships Project, created in late 1998 in response to then President Nelson Mandela’s challenge to do something about the poverty in his country. The Townships Project, a Canadian registered charity, has worked for 13 years with local microfinance organizations in South Africa to extend small loans to start or expand small businesses, always exploring how to make these loans more effective in the fight against poverty. more...

Oct 01 2011

Deborah Ellis

Deborah Ellis interviewed on ExtraOrdinaryWomenTV

Author & Philanthropist

Deborah Ellis is the author of over 20 books for young people, including the highly popular trilogy, Breadwinner. She writes novels and books of interviews that attempt to portray the realities faced by young people in difficult situations around the world. She is also a philanthropist, donating much of her book royalties to charities. more...